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The North Dakota Safety Council is a private non-profit organization supported through grants, donations, memberships and training. Our mission is to save lives by preventing injuries and deaths at work, on the roads, and in our homes and communities. With more than 1,000 member companies representing all sizes of all industries, the NDSC is an active participant in influencing safe work practices all across North Dakota.

 
 
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Thank You NDSC Members 

New Members as of 
February 1, 2017
Airgas Specialty Products
Alberici
Alliance Safety Council
Flint Hills Resources Pine Bend, LLC
Grand Forks Regional Airport Authority
Indian Hill Electric, Inc.
Occupational Safety Councils of America
PXI Inc.
Rocky Mountain Education Center
Roco Rescue
Rough Rider Industries
Stealth Energy Group
Tenaris
 
Renewing Members as of 
February 1, 2017
Anderson Steel Erection & Crane
Arthur Companies
Associated Pool Builders, Inc.
Aux Sable Midstream
AZZ WSI, Inc.
Basin Electric Power Co-op - AVS
Basin Electric Power Co-op - Bismarck
Basin Electric Power Co-op - Leland Olds
Cass Clay Kemps LLC
Cavendish Farms
Cedric Theel
Central Door & Hardware, Inc.
CF Industries, Inc. - Velva
CHS / SunPrairie Grain
CHS Inc, Country Operations Division
Command Center Inc
Coteau Properties Company (NA Coal)
Creative Construction LLC
Dakota Boys and Girls Ranch
Dakota Fire Extinguisher
Dakota Screen Arts
Dakotas JATC (Dakotas & Western Minnesota Electric
DMVWRR
Earth and Turf Reclamation
Fargo Parks & Recreation
Fessenden Coop Association
Fullerton Farmers Elevator
H A Thompson & Sons
Headwaters Resources
Hess Corporation
Hillerud Construction, Inc.
Hjelle Roofing, Inc.
Industrial Builders, Inc.
J&M Excavation Inc.
Lafarge Dakota, Inc.
Leon's Building Center
Local 49 Training
Mann Enterprises LLC
Maple River Grain & Agronomy LLC
Marathon Oil Company
Minn-Dak Farmers Co-op
Monsanto
Moorhead Machinery & Boiler Co.
Norb Olind Construction
North American Industrial Services
North Dakota Port Services
Northern Pipe Products
Northridge Construction, Inc
Novaspect
Olaf Anderson Construction
Open Road Honda
OSR Services LP
Otter Tail Power Company
Paces Lodging Corporation
Pembina County
Polar Communications
Pride Contracting, Inc.
Rapid Fire Protection Inc
Red River Valley & Western RR
Renville County
Rockwater Energy Solutions
Shawcor
Sheyenne Tooling & Manufacturing
Sidney Sugars Inc.
Spectrum Aeromed
Steele County
Steffes Corporation
Stelter Repair, Inc.
Stutsman County
Summit Training Source
Sumter Transport
Sun Well Service
Temple Construction Company
Terracon
Tesoro Refining and Marketing
Transystems, Inc.
TrueNorth Steel
Tubular Transport & Logistics
United Quality Coop
USDA-ARS, Northern Great Plains
Watson Well Solutions LLC
Weisz & Sons, Inc.
Western Steel & Plumbing, Inc.
Whiting Oil & Gas
Wing Public School
Wise Services
Worthington Industries
Xcel Energy
 

2017 44th NDSC Annual Safety & Health Conference Attendee Registration


Safety Tips for Driving in Winter Conditions

January 3, 2017 -- Winter driving in North Dakota can be hazardous and scary. In fact, according to the Federal Highway Administration, more than 116,000 Americans are injured and over 1,300 are killed on snowy, slushy, or icy roads every winter. But planning ahead can ensure a safe and happy trip is had by all.

The North Dakota Safety Council recommends taking the following precautions to help you arrive safely at your destination:

  1. Check the weather before you go. Wait out any storms if possible. If you must travel, allow plenty of time, and make sure to share your travel plans with others before you leave.
  2. Prepare your car for winter. Check the condition of your vehicle's ignition, brakes, battery, antifreeze, and wiring.
  3. Know what to do to avoid a crash. Do not use cruise control in wintry conditions, accelerate and decelerate slowly, look and steer in the direction you want to go, and increase your following distance.
  4. Do not leave home without these: a full tank of gas, spare tire, shovel, jumper cables, tow rope, first aid kit, ice scraper, flashlight, reflective triangles or flares, nonperishable food, candle and matches, and extra blankets, mittens, socks and hats.
  5. If you do get stranded: stay with your vehicle, make sure the exhaust pipe isn't blocked, and signal distress with a brightly colored cloth.

Preparing for a winter road trip can make your trip safer, reduce your risk of an incident, and help you deal with any potential weather emergencies. To further prepare yourself for getting behind the wheel, all while getting an insurance discount, register for a Bismarck's Adverse Weather Driving Course on February 13!

Visit our Traffic Safety page to learn more.


Building a Better Way
to Keep People Safe from Injury and Death

December 9, 2016 - The North Dakota Safety Council is building a hands-on safety training campus in Bismarck, ND.

Phase I of the new campus includes a nearly 5,000 square foot hands-on training lab featuring a rescue tower and equipment to be utilized during high-level fall protection, confined space rescue, rope rescue and safe scaffold assembly courses. The facility will also incorporate distance learning, a 30-person computer lab, equipment simulators and mobile training units. During Phase II a dirt floor arena and community room will be added to train on heavy equipment and host community safety events.

This new campus will help us reach more people with a new and expanded lineup of safety courses taught in a more memorable way.

Check out the progress here.

We need your support to complete this project. Please contact Kristin Wilson, 701-751-6115, to discuss naming recognition packages for the building or donate here.

 

Register Now for the NDSC’s
44th Annual Safety & Health Conference

December 7, 2016 - Join us February 20-23, 2017 at the Bismarck Event Center for the region’s largest, most innovative safety event! This year’s conference features a dynamic Vendor Show, great discounts, first-class keynotes, and 97 diverse sessions including:

  • a unique track of hands-on rescue courses taught by Roco Rescue
  • leading-edge safety concepts
  • multiple ergonomics courses, ranging from beginner to advanced topics
  • a special leadership and communication track on Wednesday and Thursday
  • several ag-specific topics
  • proven best practices shared by some of the safest companies in the country

This year’s conference promises to be jam-packed with new speakers, valuable networking time, and ideas that will recharge your safety program.

Register now for this exciting event! Click here for course descriptions, speaker biographies and discount details.


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The NDSC sends out relevant safety and training information to members and safety advocates, via email, on a regular basis. Some companies’ Internet Service Providers (ISP) block emails from the NDSC’s email service, Constant Contact. If your company is a member of the NDSC, or you have signed up to receive our email updates, but have not been receiving them,

CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD INSTRUCTIONS TO UNBLOCK INCOMING NDSC EMAILS.

If you would like to receive our email updates but are not currently signed up, please sign up today! We offer information including monthly training updates, NDSC Quarterly Newsletters, and relevant safety news updates.

The North Dakota Safety Council provides safety training and services across the state, including the cities of Bismarck, Devils Lake, Dickinson, Fargo, Grand Forks, Jamestown, Minot and Williston.